Music Day Recommendations

On world music day sbcltr lists down the best albums of 2016 It has been a gauntlet start to 2016 across the music spectrum. From a musical perspective, so far the year has been a trend killer. Long gestating ... Read More...

Band Pick—Hoirong

Their irreverence for publicity reflects in their interviews and the only thing they take seriously perhaps, is their music. sbcltr speaks to the punk band on the release of their new album, Mwah. Hoirong ha... Read More...

School of Rock: Dharavi Edition

sbcltr meets Abhijit Jejurikar, the man who brought music to India’s biggest slum As we walk across the busy streets of Dharavi and move further into the alleys, in search of the members of Dharavi Rocks—a ban... Read More...

The Sbcltr Mixtape: Volume 03

sbcltr recommends the music you should be listening to right now We don’t like summer. It is cruel, relentless and comes with a mandatory playlist of music that sounds and feels like a rehashed version of what... Read More...

The Sbcltr Mixtape: Volume 02

sbcltr recommends the best of music out this month In the last month we discovered many things, one of them being the acoustic magic of Miley Cyrus. Yes, you read that right. Despite our bravest measures to de... Read More...

One of a Kind: Abhinav Deodhar

Mrinalini Singh speaks to one of the only handpan players in the country who also hand crafts Didgeridoos. On a light spring evening in Lodhi Garden, Abhinav Deodhar, 30, is sitting by the lake. He has a UFO ... Read More...

Spring Mixtape Vol 1

sbcltr recommends the best of new music out this February Remember when you were in college and you would spend hours looking for new music and experimenting with genres and artists. A playlist for each mood, ... Read More...

The Explorer: Kumail Hamid

Downtempo producer Kumail Hamid on his new album Links After two well received EP’s, Flashbulb Memories and Shift, 22-year-old Kumail Hamid is at it again. His most colourful and ambitious compilation till dat... Read More...

Band Pick – The Pilgrim

We had a conversation with Delhi band The Pilgrim. We talked about inspirations, fellow musicians and minimalism. From a jam band at SPA to winning the first ever battle of the bands in 2013 to working with th... Read More...

Unstoppable

Adele’s new album is a sum of her life experiences Three years ago, after winning a Grammy award for the Bond theme, Skyfall, Adele disappeared from the music scene. “Life happened,” she mulled in a recent int... Read More...